QUÉBEC CITY,   Aug. 10, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 1,211 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 1,159,087*;
  • 19 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, for a total of 16,088 deaths;
  • 4,343 health care workers absent for COVID-related reasons (preventive withdrawal, isolation, awaiting results, etc.);
  • 2,102 hospitalizations, including 714 due to COVID-19, for an increase of 64 compared to the previous day;
    • 203 new entries,
    • 139 new discharges;
  • 55 people in intensive care, including 32 due to COVID-19, for a decrease of 3 compared to the previous day;
    • 10 new entries,
    • 13 new discharges;
  • 13,647 samples conducted on August 8;
  • 273,877 self-declared rapid tests so far, including 229,070 positive: 257 declared for yesterday, including 217 positive.

*Note that the number of cases listed is not representative of the situation since access to screening centres is restricted to priority clienteles.


  • 8,463 doses administered are added, for a cumulative total of 20,412,093 doses received by Quebecers.

To follow the evolution of the data on a daily basis, consult the open data or the INSPQ website at https://www.donneesquebec.ca/recherche/fr/organization/msss This hyperlink will open in a new window. or at https://www.inspq.qc.ca/covid-19/donnees This hyperlink will open in a new window.. Note that certain data, especially the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, may be subject to daily readjustment for previous days, given that a catch-up is necessary due to a delay in data entry.

A reminder concerning public health instructions:

To limit the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible, it is important to follow basic preventive measures such as hand washing, physical distancing, wearing a face covering and following the instructions in effect.

Remember that in the event of symptoms, it is always essential to isolate yourself and consult one of the self-care guides This hyperlink will open in a new window. or call 1-877-644-4545 (or the telephone code corresponding to the region concerned) to find out the measures to be taken.

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Last update: August 10, 2022